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Climate Change: Kano records first rainfall in 2024

The ancient city of Kano State on Thursday afternoon and in the early hours of Friday, recorded its first rain for 2024.

SOLACEBASE reports that the development was seen by many as usual but described as the impact of climate change that makes weather prediction a bit unbelievable.

The rain which showed signs on Thursday with cloudy skies and almost unnoticeable drizzling Thursday evening in some areas ushered in the beginning of the rainy season during the wee hours of Friday.

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Records have it that Kano, for many years recorded its rainy seasons usually at the tail end of April and early May, but the global warming factor has led to unpredictable weather conditions lately in Nigeria.

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The rainfall was noticed around Airport Road, part of Murtala Mohammed Way, Katsina Road, Dorayi, Ja’en, Farm Centre, and Zaria Road among others.

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However, some of the residents that spoke to SOLACEBASE on Friday said the rainfall that occurred yesterday and earlier on Friday may come with heat as the rain may not continue like that until the normal period.


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